The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.61% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£285 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
158 109 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.34% 83.21% 85.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 60 41
Average daily rate £400 £420 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £177 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £525 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Shropshire region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) IntelliJ
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) QA
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) Scala
3 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (66.67%) Play Framework
3 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (16.67%) SysML
6 1 (16.67%) Subversion
6 1 (16.67%) Spring
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) UNIX
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) UML
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (16.67%) CSS
6 1 (16.67%) C
6 1 (16.67%) C++

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) IntelliJ
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
1 4 (66.67%) Play Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Spring Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SysML
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA